Categories for home buyer tips

Low home appraisal?

The banks home loan appraisal is lower than the negotiated purchase price…what now? The first thing I want to say about low home appraisals in relation to the contracted selling price, is that it is happening very frequently in the Indianapolis housing market right now. The reason for this is ...

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How long to close?

How long does it take to close on a house you are buying (or selling)? Whether you are buying or selling a home, the length of time it takes to get the home closed can depend on several factors. Some of the main ones are the type of financing, the ...

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Buy land….

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5 reasons to use a buyers agent.

I want to look at homes without pressure, can I see listings without a buyers agent? The short answer is yes, you can look at houses without a buyers agent; but the longer answer is a bunch of “but why would you?”. The first reason I would ask “why would ...

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Working with first time home buyers… WHAT A JOY!

Normally I like for my articles to be loaded with educational content for my prospective clients, but this week I am going to take a little break from that and talk about my favorite type of transaction. If you didn’t guess from the title, that would be first time home ...

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Negotiating with home buyers.

How do I negotiate with buyers when selling my home? Price and contingency negotiation when selling a home can be a complicated process. That is one of the many reasons the vast majority of people selling a home should use a Realtor. Even if you have great negotiation skills and ...

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6 tips for home buyers.

6 things your Realtor wishes you would remember from your buyers consultation. When you are dealing with a professional Realtor and looking to find a buy a new home, we will always have a buyers consultation with you… well the actual professionals will anyway. During that meeting we will go ...

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The best time to buy…

“The best time to buy a house is always five years ago.” – Ray Brown ...

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